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    Russian Press at a Glance, Friday, April 29, 2011

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    A brief look at what is in the Russian papers today

    POLITICS

    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev submitted to parliament on Thursday a bill requiring government officials to disclose their incomes as part of a crackdown on corruption. (Kommersant)

    BUSINESS

    Russia’s energy giant Gazprom is planning to sell its share in Gazprombank. (Kommersant)


    DEFENSE

    Commander of Russian Space Forces Lt. Gen. Oleg Ostapenko outlined Russia's proposals for the future European missile defense network. (Izvestia)

    The Russian Armed Forces will receive a modernized version of the current T-90 main battle tank in 2015. (Izvestia)

    Russia, Sweden and the United States have fallen out of a $10 billion tender on the delivery of 126 fighter aircraft for the Indian Air Force. (Kommersant)

    CRIME

    A U.S. court has found Russian cargo pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko guilty of drug trafficking. (Kommersant)

    Two Russian far-right activists have been convicted for the 2009 murders of human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova. (Kommersant)

    For more details on all the news in Russia today, visit our website at http://en.rian.ru.

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